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Added Entries, Volume 34, Issue 1

Fall 2006

The The following titles have been selected from materials added to the NLS reference collections during summer 2006. Entries are arranged according to subject headings developed and used by the NLS Reference Section for its collections. Wherever possible, prices of publications have been included. Full publishers' addresses are included when they are not readily obtainable through libraries and bookstores. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are especially recommended for basic reference collections in libraries serving visually and physically handicapped readers.

Requests for materials listed should be sent directly to the publishers or sources cited with each entry. Items are not available from NLS unless specifically indicated.

NLS Publications

Current strategic business plan for the implementation of digital systems see
Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress--Digital Talking-Book Players

 

Adjustment by People with Visual Impairments

Bennett, Leslie. Embracing blindness. Braille forum, v. 45, July–Aug. 2006: 17–22.

African Americans with Disabilities

Skiba, Russell J., and others. Disparate access: the disproportionality of African American students with disabilities across educational environments. Exceptional children, v. 72, summer 2006: 411–424.

Assistive Technology Products--Deaf Blind

Pasupathy, Meenakshi. Overcoming two obstacles: technology for students who are deaf-blind. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 6–9.

Assistive Technology Products for People with Visual Impairments

Tindell, Mike. Technology and life skills: a beginner's guide to access technology for blind students: part 2. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 23–25.

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Even in ADD, girls are different than boys. LDA newsbriefs, v. 41, May–June 2006: 3.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Schnoes, Connie, and others. ADHD among students receiving special education services: a national survey. Exceptional children, v. 72, summer 2006: 483–496.

Attitudes toward People With Disabilities

Longoria, Leonel, and Irmo Marini. Perceptions of children's attitudes toward peers with a severe physical disability. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July Sept. 2006:19–25.

White, Michael J., Vance Jackson, and Phyllis Gordon. Implicit and explicit attitudes toward athletes with disabilities. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July–Sept. 2006: 33–40.

Barrier-Free Architecture--Home Design

Leiataua, Leilani, and Nikki Prevenslik Bosley. New Jersey accessible home may be the wave of the future. EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 22–24.

Schwab, Charles. Bathroom home modifications. EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 37–39.

Biography of Blind People--Braille, Louis

*  Mellor, C. Michael. Louis Braille: a touch of genius. Boston: National Braille Press, 2006. 133p. $35. Also available in braille (4 vols).

Blind Children

*  Holbrook, M. Cay, ed. Children with visual impairments: a parents' guide. 2d ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006. 434p. $18.95. (6510 Bells Mill Road, 20817).

Blindness--Statistics

*  Lewis, Sandra. A closer look at the population of individuals with visual impairment in Florida. Journal of rehabilitation, v. 72, July–Sept. 2006: 26–32.

Blindness--Statistics--Foreign Countries

Ekstrom, Katherin. How many blind and partially sighted people are there? NB, issue 8, Aug. 2006: 23–28.

Cerebral Palsy

Martin, Sieglinde. Teaching motor skills to children with cerebral palsy and similar movement disorders: a guide for parents and professionals. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2006. 237p. $19.95.

Rapp, Clyde E. "My child with cerebral palsy is now an adult. Will his medical problems change?" EP magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 62–66.

Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)

Bird, James. Technology: video magnifiers. NB, issue 7, July 2006: 20–23 and Technology: video magnifiers—the future. NB, issue 8, Aug. 2006: 30–33.

College Students with Disabilities

Myers, Karen A. Campus voices: from the lab. Dialogue, v. 45, July–Aug. 2006: 22–26.

Communication Disorders

Early identification of speech-language delays and disorders. LD online for July 2006. Retrieved Aug. 17, 2006. www.ldonline.org/article/6231?theme=print.

Diabetes--Care and Treatment

Kuell, Chris. Tips for the newly blind diabetic. Dialogue, v. 45, July–Aug. 2006: 17–21.

Digital Talking Books

Beach, Robert Lee. How to pick a DAISY: DAISY books and players. Part two: choosing a DAISY software player. Dialogue, v. 45, July–Aug. 2006: 44–50.

Disabilities--Directories

National Health Information Center. 2006 Federal health information centers and clearinghouses. Retrieved July 20, 2006. www.health.gov/NHIC/Pubs/clearinghouses.htm.

National Health Information Center. 2006 Toll-free numbers for health information.Retrieved July 20, 2006. www.health.gov/NHIC/Pubs/tollfree.htm.

Reference guides for individuals with disabilities. Retrieved July 19, 2006. http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/guides/disabilities_indiv.html.

Driving by Senior Adults

Ball, Karlene K. Driving in an aging society: innovations in technology. Generations, v. 30, summer 2006: 31–37.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 101-476

Highlights of key provisions. LD online for Sept. 2006. Retrieved Nov. 6, 2006. www.ldonline.org/article/11089.

IDEA 2004. LD online for Sept. 2006. Retrieved Nov. 6, 2006. www.ldonline.org/features/idea2004.

Kurzweil Reading Systems

Gashel, James. The Kurzweil-National Federation of the Blind reader: the revolution is here! Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 19–22.

Libraries--Friends Groups

Hill, Nanci Milone. The care and keeping of friends groups. Public libraries, v. 45, July–Aug. 2006: 20–25.

Library Services--Senior Adults

Ahlvers, Alicia. Older adults and readers' advisory. Reference and user services quarterly, v. 45, summer 2006: 305–312.

Listening Comprehension

Tuncer, A. Tuba, and Banu Altunay. The effect of a summarization-based cumulative retelling strategy on listening comprehension of college students with visual impairments. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, June 2006: 353–365.

Mainstreaming in Education for Blind Children

Castellano, Carol. Making it work: educating the blind-visually impaired student in the regular classroom. Future reflections, v. 25, summer 2006: 37–38.

Orientation and Mobility Training

Emerson, Robert S. Wall, and Anne L. Corn. Orientation and mobility content for children and youths: a Delphi approach pilot study. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, June 2006: 331–342.

Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments

Cimarolli, Verena R., Kathrin Boerner, and Shu-wen Wang. Life goals in vision rehabilitation: are they addressed and how? Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, June 2006: 343–352.

Tactile Graphics

Space and touch: recent studies on tactile graphics and spatial imagery. British journal of visual impairment, v. 24, May 2006: 50–100. (entire issue).

Talking-Book Program--Library of Congress--Digital Talking-Book Players

*  Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Current strategic business plan for the implementation of digital systems. Washington, 2006. 57p. Free. Also available online at www.loc.gov/nls/businessplan/businessplan2006.html.

Textbooks in Special Formats

Instructional resource centers for the blind and visually impaired: membership directory (August 9, 2006). Retrieved Aug. 23, 2006. www.tsbvi/edu/textbooks/afb/ircbvi.htm.

Theater and Audiences with Disabilities

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts accessibility guide: services for people with disabilities. New York, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 2006. Rev. ed. 40p. Free. Large print. (70 Lincoln Center Plaza, 10023).

Visual Experiences of Blind People

Dulin, David, and Yvette Hatwell. The effects of visual experience and training in raised line materials on the mental spatial imagery of blind persons. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, July 2006: 414–423.

Vocational Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairments

Cavenaugh, Brenda S., J. Martin Giesen, and Bernard A. Steinman. Contextual effects of race or ethnicity on acceptance for vocational rehabilitation of consumers who are legally blind. Journal of visual impairment and blindness, v. 100, July 2006: 425–436.

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